Karl puts pressure on Stella to marry him as soon as possible. Stella’s unnerved by his manner and refuses to commit. In front of Karl, Leanne warns Stella that marrying him would be a terrible mistake. Furious, Karl later threatens Leanne in the street, telling her to stop poisoning Stella against him or she’ll regret it. Meanwhile, Owen leans on Stella for his next pay cheque. 

Reunited, Eileen and Paul start planning their wedding. But when Paul tells Eileen that he’s got his old job back, she quietly frets about the situation.

As Rob gloats over the fact takings are up considerably at the bookies, Peter refuses to rise to the bait. However, when Peter draws up a rota and tells Rob he’s working the evening shift, scuppering his date with Tracy, Rob’s narked.

Also, David and Kylie return from their scan and announce that they’re expecting a baby girl. Gail’s thrilled while Nick looks awkwardly at Kylie.